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From the Executive Director:
Finding Home in People, Places

North Carolina Sea Grant Executive Director Susan White reflects on what elements create a sense of place and belonging.

Sun Gazing

Relive the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse through images from our partners, including N.C. Space Grant and Lenoir-Rhyne University.

“It’s Born in Us”
A Conversation with Barbara Garrity-Blake and Karen Willis Amspacher

Danielle Costantini asks what went into collecting and selecting oral histories for a book about coastal North Carolina.

Leave it to Beaver (Dams)

Diana Hackenburg explains how North Carolina Sea Grant-funded researchers are using beavers as inspiration for wetland restoration.

By The Numbers
Pictures Illustrate State Of NC Fisheries

Numbers from the N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries show how the state’s fisheries fared in 2016.

New Island Sheds Light on Ever-Changing NC Coast

Two coastal North Carolina scientists discuss the natural forces behind the formation of Shelly Island.

Fellowships Focus on Policy, Water

Eight graduate students become state and national fellows with funding through Sea Grant.

Celebrating Estuary Science: APNEP Marks 30 Years of Research, Partners

The Albemarle-Pamlico National Estuary Partnership celebrates three decades of identifying, protecting and restoring the estuarine system.

Mr. Seashell’s Legacy Lives On

Explore author Hugh Porter’s life, legacy and many contributions to the shelling community.

Diving into History: First N.C. Heritage Dive Site Opens

The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources dedicated the Condor as its first underwater historical diving park.

Autumn Flavors That Bring Heat

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of fresh flavors when it comes to seafood.